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Curriculum Vitae
Sylvia Holtes
European & World Figure
Skating coach



Residence
The Netherlands

Licence
Dutch federation: KNSB / TK4
Former member of NSTV
Former member of EPSA
European Professional Skating Coaches Association

Working Languages

Dutch, English, German


Coaching
More then 30 years coaching experience
- KCG Groningen
- EKCD Assen
- PIROUETTE Enschede
- KVM Utrecht
- PROMICE Skating Foundation Groningen
- NNKA Figure Skating Academy Groningen
- KNSB Federation
- KST/FST Heerenveen
- Dreams on Ice Hoorn
- KNSB - Region Selection East
- KNSB - Region Selection North
- KCH Heerenveen

Also worked with Romanian Champion: Gheorghe Chiper

He achieved his first Olympic ticket in Vancouver by working in the PROM
ICE foundation in Groningen.



Produced many Dutch Junior and Senior champions
- Selma Duijn - 1997
- Marion Krijgsman -
1991,1992,1998,1999
- Eva Lim -
2007 (junior), 2014
- Karen Venhuizen -
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
- Niki Wories -
2013 (Junioren)

Worked on a developing program for the Dutch Federation KNSB with selective coaches, ISU judges, TS
Winter season 2013 – 2014
- Went as coach to the Junior Grand Prix in Riga
- Active as trainer/coach at GTC Groningen KNSB
- Active as a trainer/coach at KCH Heerenveen
- Active as a trainer/coach in Germany
- Active in own Skating School:
”Figure Skating Passion” in Groningen
- Active as a choreographer
- Active in off-ice classes
- Active in figure skating on inline-skates
- Active developing skating projects (sport and school organisations)
- Active organizing a seminar/workshop for skaters + coaches
- Active in developing young skating talent group
- Developing knowledge and technology. Giving skaters feedback
not only with words but also with the use of computer
analyzing programs.

Followed Seminars
- Alexei Mishin
- Yuri Bureiko
- Georgette Buhlmann
- Alexander Vedenin
- Chris Howarth
- Neil Carpenter
- Manon Perron



  Participated with students in European + World Championships and in the Grand Prix Osaka
1993
European Championships - Helsinki
1997
European Championships - Paris
1998
European Championships - Milan
1999
European Championships - Prague
World Championship - Helsinki
2000
European Championships - Vienna
World Championships - Nice
2001
European Championships - Bratislava
World Championships - Vancouver
2002
European Championships - Lausanne
2003
European Championships - Malmo
2004
European Championships - Budapest
World Championships - Dortmund
2005
European Championships - Turin
Grand Prix NHK Trophy - Osaka
World Championships - Moscow
2007
European Championships - Warsaw
2008
European Championships - Zagreb


Visited Skating Schools
Germany
Dortmund (P. Meyer), Oberstdorf (M. Huth)
France
Courchevel (P. Trente- A. Gailhaguet)
Auxerre (A. Ricchitelli)
Switserland
Grindelwald (K. Zitterbart), Flims (D. Furer)
Belgium
Brugge (L. van Troyen)
Austria
Zell am See (G. Anderl)
Spain
Jaca (A. Mishin – M. Garcia)
Russia
Sint Petersburg (A. Mishin)
USA
Tampa (P.Barna)
Finland
Helsinki (S. Haarala)


Organised several Go4Gold Camps and Clinics
in Heerenveen

- Yuri Bureiko RUS
- Neil Carpenter CAN
- Nikolai Morozov RUS (preparation for Worlds with his whole team)
- Andras Szaras HUN
- Kevin van der Perren BEL


IJsshows
Realized as choreographer/coordinator a 40 year jubilee Celebration Show.

Realized as choreographer/coordinator an IJsshow for commercial brand: HERO

Music on Ice
Worked as a choreographer for this show with presentator and Dutch singer Gerard Joling

Music arrangements
Free Program and Short Programs compilations

Costume Design
I design costumes what go’s with the music
I work together with a tailor.

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